world's first wind powered electric charging station

world's first wind powered electric charging station

world’s first integrated wind-powered electric vehicle charging station images © urban green energy

american urban green energy and general electric have teamed up to install the worlds first integrated wind-powered electric vehicle charging station in barcelona. the system implements a ‘sanya skypump’, an innovative vertical wind tubribine technology paired together with GE’s durastation EV charger to provide clean zero-emission energy.

originally designed for commercial and government application, a series of additional ‘sanya skypump’ units are projected to be
installed throughout the united states in shopping centers and universities later in 2012.

world's first wind powered electric charging station wind-powered electric vehicle charging station at the at cespa waste management site in barcelona

world's first wind powered electric charging station (left) underneath the intergrated ‘sanya skypump’ wind turbine (right) 3/4 view from underneath

world's first wind powered electric charging station cespa waste management site in barcelona

world's first wind powered electric charging station
render of a commercial parking lot application

  • great idea! but is this just for show? what are the numbers? how efficient, how many cars on a windy day?

    LML
    Aug 20, 2012
  • Wow thumbs up!

    TATTOO-LY
    Aug 18, 2012
  • I know 95% of people will have no idea what I am talking about when I say, I am so glad this has nothing to do with architecture.

    jordansquires
    Aug 17, 2012
  • A wind turbine and/or solar home charging station that actually comes as part of the purchase of an electric car would be a smart idea. Excess power could be in batteries and/or put into the regular power grid.

    JWEngland
    Aug 17, 2012
  • now we’re talking

    get GM into the business of manufacturing and supplying wind turbine recharging units and maybe this whole electric car thing will finally take off – just imagine returning home and plugging in to your own recharging station that has been financed in the same manner as your vehicle

    dbkii
    Aug 17, 2012

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